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"overall good company to work for"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Get a good discount, decent benefits, overall good work environment.

Cons

hours are never guarenteed and can change week to week.
starting pay is minimal
at my store the managers never seem to be on the same page. Very little communication

Advice to Management

come to the stores and talk to the employees. They are the ones providing the customer service day to day and putting the bonuses in everyones pockets. Provide training for Nook. If we're expected to sell it we should have the time to learn the product.

Other Employee Reviews for Barnes & Noble

  1. "Um, Borders anyone?"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pretty nice discount on books, GREAT discount on B&N Cafe.

    Cons

    Management was inconsiderate. After working there for over two years, they were still very disrepectful. (Mainly the store mananger, not the assisstant managers)

    Advice to Management

    You should probably pass this job up. They expect way too much for too little pay. There are companies who appreciate their employees more.


  2. "Need more"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bookseller
    Current Employee - Bookseller
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Easy, nice customers, good environment. It is easy because technology is simple to use and easy to learn. Usually, only intelligent and easy to work with people shop there. The environment is good because it is relatively low stress and quiet.

    Cons

    Low pay, low and few raises. I have been there for well over two years as part time (not seasonal). Yet i have only seen one 25 cent raise, even though the company policy for part timers is one raise I year....?

    Advice to Management

    Give raises for amount of responsibilities and knowledge employees have. Getting paid 25 cents more than someone I am TRAINING is not fun.

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